The RC-DSAI is interested in partnering with industry to develop and apply advanced DS and AI technologies to several strategic areas (but not limited to) which include. 1) Event discovery and management; 2) Financial event mining; 3) Social event and social impact; 4) Smart manufacturing; 5) Smart transportation. Etc. We believe Industry 4.0 and urbanization are global challenges as well as global opportunities, while manufacturing and transportation are key issues to address during the industry 4.0 and urbanization process. Meanwhile, we see the rising aging population and healthcare costs a huge societal challenge. By merging the latest research achievements in these strategic areas with advanced DSAI technologies, the potential impact will be significant to most of the industry players.